What is upshot?


A result (also called upshot) is the final consequence of a sequence of actions or events expressed qualitatively or quantitatively. Possible results include advantage, disadvantage, gain, injury, loss, value and victory. There may be a range of possible outcomes associated with an event depending on the point of view, historical distance or relevance. Reaching no result can mean that actions are inefficient, ineffective, meaningless or flawed.

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Famous quotes containing the word upshot:

    The upshot was, my paintings must burn
    that English artists might finally learn.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)